Re: Limiting the size of installed changelogs
- Date: Thu, 13 Sep 2018 17:38:00 +0000
- From: Niels Thykier <niels@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Limiting the size of installed changelogs
> On Thu, Sep 13, 2018 at 11:22:37AM +0100, Ben Hutchings wrote:
>> - Would it make sense to split the changelog, leaving older entries
>> only in the source package? If so, should this be done manually, or
>> would it make sense to have dh_installchangelogs split at some age or
>> size limit?
> Yes, this would be very sensible IMHO.
> Having debhelper cut off the changelogs from 4 or 6 years before (and
> inserting a pointer to the source package for the rest) sounds like
> a good idea to me.
I think it would be fine to have something like this in
dh_installchangelogs enabled by default for Debian changelogs.
Merge requests on salsa welcome.